The Future of Digital Grocery

The Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Pl, England, W1B 1JA, United Kingdom (Directions)

The Future of Digital Grocery

Business Agility vs Customer Experience

What does your digital channel give you over and above your single largest store? As Grocery reinvents itself the blending of channels, the sharing of data and the re-focus on customer experience presents significant opportunities - none of which are yet being maximised by any grocer.

At our exclusive dinner for digital leaders in the grocery sector we took time out to debate and share next steps in a number of key areas;

  • Building agility into digital channels so as to react more quickly

  • Data strategies in the new world, building trust with customers to share more

  • Creating engagement with the new shopper profiles...

  • The eCommerce growth within grocery

  • Utilising shopper insights to unify the omni-channel strategy

Who should attend?

  • Founders, CEO's & Owners

  • Heads of eCommerce, Architecture, Development, Customer services, User Experience & Brand

  • CIO and CTO

  • Directors of Marketing, Customer, OmniChannel, eCommerce

  • Product Owner


Francis Nicholas

Francis Nicholas

Group Digital Director, Nomad Foods

Francis LinkedIn
Nomad Foods website



Arrival & Welcome Drinks


Commerce Futures


Francis Nicholas, Group Digital Director - Nomad Foods


Starters (Topic one - Discussion at individual tables)


Topic one discussed as a collective


Mains (Topic two - Discussion at individual tables)


Topic two discussed as a collective


Desserts (Topic three - Discussion at individual tables)


Topic three discussed as a collective


Final remarks / Networking


Event close



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A: Events are priced individually, they range from £0 - £50.00. We take great care in how we curate the audience, the event is invitation only and you must register in advance to attend. If you have not received an invitation but would like to attend, please register via the website and your place will be confirmed subject to approval.

Q: Can I bring a colleague?

A: Additional places will be subject to availability. Please ask your colleague to register via the website.

Q: Who else will be there?

A: Senior professionals in eCommerce, architecture, marketing leaders including directors and leaders of customer service/support, development, omnichannel, and product owner.

Q: What is the address of the venue?

A: The Langham, 1C Portland Pl, Marylebone, London W1B 1JA, United Kingdom

Q: Is there a dress code for this event?

A: There is no formal dress code. Please come dressed in comfortable attire e.g. business casual. 

Q: Who is Commerce Futures?

A: Commerce Futures is an independent online community for retail leaders and Commerce professionals. We provide a round up of the latest news and information relating to the key challenges in Commerce today, as well as insights into future trends and technologies that are shaping the online retail landscape. And because we believe it's important to learn from our peers, the regular Commerce Futures event series brings in expert speakers from leading brands to share case studies and industry know-how. 

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